Pesticides and Bees

Publications, Websites, Webinars and PowerPoints

How Neonicotinoids Can Kill Bees, The Xerces Society

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How to Protect Honey Bees from Pesticides, Clemson University Bulletin

How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides  A PACIFIC NORTHWEST EXTENSION PUBLICATION l PNW 591Oregon State University, University of Idaho, Washington State University

Minimizing Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides, University of Florida IFAS Extension

Minimizing Pesticide Risk to Bees in Fruit Crops, Michigan State University

Pesticide Considerations For Native Bees In Agroforestry, USDA National Agroforestry Center

Pollinators and Pesticide Stewardship (6 page color brochure),

Preventing or Mitigating Potential Negative Impacts of Pesticides on Pollinators Using Integrated Pest Management and Other Conservation Practices, USDA and The Xerces Society.

Protecting and Enhancing Pollinators in Urban Landscapes in the US North Central Region, MSU, OSU et al

Protecting Pollinators: Why and How Pesticide Applicators Can Help Them (color brochure), North American Pollinator Protection Campaign 

Protecting Honey Bees from Pesticides, Purdue University Bulletin 


Bee Informed Partnership

National Pesticide Information Center

Pesticide Environmental Stewardship website: publications, presentations and resources to protect bees and wildlife from pesticides.

Pollinator Partnership

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

Webinar Recordings

Pesticides in and around the Hive (youtube webinar), TheBuzz@OSU Webinar Recording with Dr. Reed Johnson, The Ohio State University

Protecting Honey Bees from Pesticides: Webinar PDF Handout

PowerPoint Presentations